[Cake] [net-next PATCH 00/14] lockless qdisc series

Pete Heist peteheist at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 02:07:00 EST 2017

> On Dec 7, 2017, at 10:57 PM, Pete Heist <peteheist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Dec 7, 2017, at 8:07 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm forwarding this sort of stuff 'cause I keep hoping to find more
>> optimizations for cake, and it really seems like cheap multicores have
>> grown very common.
> Great, that sounds like it could be a real improvement. I’m thinking again of ER-Xs, which are weak quad-cores that can’t run cake at more than around 100Mbps aggregate bandwidth, and do better at significantly less.
> Speaking of those, Ubiquiti hasn’t responded yet but at least the new kernel request has more Kudos than a number of other requests that have already been accepted, for what that’s worth, and in case anyone hasn’t added their vote (https://community.ubnt.com/t5/EdgeMAX-Feature-Requests/Upgrade-Linux-kernel-to-at-least-4-4/idi-p/2140663).

It’s looking like a >= 4.4 kernel will appear in EdgeOS 2.0, whenever that arrives…

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